Jeremiah 4:23
Good News Translation
I looked at the earth--it was a barren waste; at the sky--there was no light.

Contemporary English Version
After this, I looked around. The earth was barren, with no form of life. The sun, moon, and stars had disappeared.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I beheld the earth, and lo it was void, and nothing: and the heavens, and there was no light in them.

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I beheld the earth, and lo it was void, and nothing: and the heavens, and there was no light in them.

the earth.

Jeremiah 9:10 For the mountains I will take up weeping and lamentation, and for the beautiful places of the desert, mourning: because they are burnt up, for that there is not a man that passeth through them: and they have not heard the voice of the owner: from the fowl of the air to the beasts they are gone away and departed.

Genesis 1:2 And the earth was void and empty, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God moved over the waters.

Isaiah 24:19-23 With breaking shall the earth be broken, with crushing shall the earth be crushed, with trembling shall the earth be moved. . . .

Revelation 20:11 And I saw a great white throne and one sitting upon it, from whose face the earth and heaven fled away: and there was no place found for them

the heavens.

Isaiah 5:30 And they shall make a noise against them that day, like the roaring of the sea; we shall look towards the land, and behold darkness of tribulation, and the light is darkened with the mist thereof.

Isaiah 13:10 For the stars of heaven, and their brightness shall not display their light: the sun shall be darkened in his rising, and the moon shall not shine with her light.

Ezekiel 32:7,8 And I will cover the heavens, when thou shalt be put out, and I will make the stars thereof dark: I will cover the sun with a cloud, and the moon shall not give her light. . . .

Joel 2:10,30,31 At their presence the earth hath trembled, the heavens are moved: the sun and moon are darkened, and the stars have withdrawn their shining. . . .

Joel 3:15,16 The sun and the moon are darkened, and the stars have withdrawn their shining. . . .

Amos 8:9 Shall not the land tremble for this, and every one mourn that dwelleth therein: and rise up altogether as a river, and be cast out, and run down as the river of Egypt?

Matthew 24:29,35 And immediately after the tribulation of those days, the sun shall be darkened and the moon shall not give her light and the stars shall fall from heaven and the powers of heaven shall be moved. . . .

Mark 13:25,25 And the stars of heaven shall be falling down and the powers that are in heaven shall be moved. . . .

Luke 21:25,26 And there shall be signs in the sun and in the moon and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, by reason of the confusion of the roaring of the sea, and of the waves: . . .

Acts 2:19,20 And I will shew wonders in the heaven above, and signs on the earth beneath: blood and fire, and vapour of smoke. . . .

Context
Lamentation for Judah
22For my foolish people have not known me: they are foolish and senseless children: they are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge. 23I beheld the earth, and lo it was void, and nothing: and the heavens, and there was no light in them.24I looked upon the mountains, and behold they trembled: and all the hills were troubled.…
Cross References
Genesis 1:2
And the earth was void and empty, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the spirit of God moved over the waters.

Isaiah 5:30
And they shall make a noise against them that day, like the roaring of the sea; we shall look towards the land, and behold darkness of tribulation, and the light is darkened with the mist thereof.

Isaiah 24:19
With breaking shall the earth be broken, with crushing shall the earth be crushed, with trembling shall the earth be moved.

Jeremiah 2:12
Be astonished, O ye heavens, at this, and ye gates thereof, be very desolate, saith the Lord.

Lamentations 3:2
Aleph. He hath led me, and brought me into darkness, and not into light.

Joel 2:10
At their presence the earth hath trembled, the heavens are moved: the sun and moon are darkened, and the stars have withdrawn their shining.

Zechariah 14:6
And it shall come to pass in that day, that there shall be no light, but cold and frost.

Additional Translations
I looked at the earth, and it was formless and empty; I looked to the heavens, and they had no light.I beheld the earth, and, see, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was waste and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

I looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was not; and to the sky, an there was no light in it.

I beheld the earth, and lo, it was waste and empty; and the heavens, and they had no light.

I beheld the earth, and, lo, it was waste and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

I beheld the earth, and lo, it was without form, and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

I saw the earth, and, behold, it was waste and void; and the heavens, and they had no light.

I looked to the land, and lo, waste and void, And unto the heavens, and their light is not.
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